M-Audio AV42 Monitors (Pair) SKU MA-S-STUDIOPHILEAV42
RRP $319.99

M-Audio AV42 Monitors (Pair)

M-Audio AV42 Monitors (Pair) SKU MA-S-STUDIOPHILEAV42
RRP $319.99
Continuing on from the success of the popular AV30 and A40 Models, M-Audio have re-invigorated the Studiophile Series with the AV32, and AV42 replacements.

These units feature a sleek new design and improved sound, with the versatile feature set we've come to know and love.

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Product Description


Big brother to the popular 3 inch model, The AV42 include a bigger 4 inch bass driver to give your play back the extra low-end punch you need. These studio grade Multimedia speakers are popular for film work in post production houses and have also found a home as a go-to upgrade to on-board laptop speakers or as a powered speaker option for desktop Mac and PC users.

The front mounted volume control knob gives you control of their 20 watts of power and the auxiliary input and headphone output are also conveniently mounted on the front to make these desktop dynamos the perfect hub for your entertainment or work environment.

The main inputs for the Studiophile speakers are RCA connectors positioned on the rear of the main unit and cabling for this AND the 1/8 inch front input are included.Each speaker is rear ported to ensure the maximum bass response possible from these cabinets. Making them perfect for audio work or gaming.

  • 4-inch polypropylene-coated woofers for tight, accurate bass
  • 1-inch ferrofluid-cooled silk cone tweeters for clear, pristine highs
  • OptImage IV tweeter wave guides for superior imaging and detail
  • 20-watt per channel amplifier with Class A/B architecture
  • RCA inputs for connecting gaming systems, DJ gear, mixers, and more
  • Front-panel 1/8-inch stereo auxiliary input for connecting your laptop or desktop computer, MP3 player, or other audio sources
  • Front-panel 1/8-inch headphone output
  • Front-panel volume control
  • Acoustically-inert MDF cabinet with bass reflex design for deep, rich sound
  • Attractive black vinyl laminate finish


  • Type: Two-way desktop reference speaker
  • Low-Frequency Driver: 4" diameter, polypropylene-coated, with high-temperature voice coil
  • High-Frequency Driver: 1" diameter, silk cone tweeter
  • Frequency Response: 75 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Crossover Frequency: 2.7 kHz
  • RMS SPL: 101.5 dB @ 1 meter
  • Signal-To-Noise Ratio: > 90 dB (typical, A-weighted)
  • Input Connectors: Left and right RCA line input, and 1/8" aux input
  • Polarity: Positive signal at "+" input produces outward low-frequency cone displacement
  • Dynamic Power: 20 watts continuous, per channel into 4 Ω
  • Input Impedance: 10 k Ω unbalanced
  • Input Sensitivity: 100 mV pink noise input produces 90 dBA output SPL at 1 meter with volume control at maximum
  • Protection: RF interference, output current limiting, over temperature, turn on/off transient, subsonic filter
  • Indicator: blue power LED for aligning wave guide
  • Power Requirements: 100-120V/~50/60 Hz, 220-240V/~50/60 Hz; powered via detachable 2-conductor line cord
  • Cabinet: Vinyl-laminated MDF
  • Dimensions: 8.4" x 5.7" x 7.4 (21.3 cm x 14.6 cm x 18.8 cm)
  • Weight: 7.6 lbs (3.43 kg)